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Tribute To Wat Tyler And The Reverend John Ball

EDM number 680 in 1990-91, proposed by Tony Benn on 27/03/1991.

That this House wishes to place on record its deep appreciation for the inspired leadership offered by Wat Tyler and the Reverend John Ball who led the peasants revolt against the poll tax in 1381, and whose example inspired those who successfully campaigned to defeat the second attempt to impose a poll tax in 1991; and hopes that all future governments will learn the lessons of those two revolts namely that the interests of the people cannot be trampled on with impunity.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs.

Tony Benn27/03/1991ChesterfieldProposed
Martin Redmond27/03/1991Don ValleySigned
Doug Hoyle27/03/1991Warrington NorthSigned
Tony Banks27/03/1991Newham North WestSigned
Harry Barnes27/03/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Michael Welsh27/03/1991Doncaster NorthSigned
Dennis Skinner28/03/1991BolsoverSigned
Eric Illsley28/03/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Alan Meale28/03/1991MansfieldSigned
Bill Michie28/03/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Diane Abbott28/03/1991Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonSigned
John Battle16/04/1991Leeds WestSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie16/04/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe16/04/1991LeighSigned
Ronnie Campbell16/04/1991Blyth ValleySigned
Peter Hardy16/04/1991WentworthSigned
John Cummings16/04/1991EasingtonSigned
Chris Mullin18/04/1991Sunderland SouthSigned
James Wray18/04/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Jeremy Corbyn18/04/1991Islington NorthSigned
Ronald Brown18/04/1991Edinburgh LeithSigned
Alice Mahon18/04/1991HalifaxSigned
Eddie Loyden18/04/1991Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Ken Livingstone18/04/1991Brent EastSigned
Roy Hughes18/04/1991Newport EastSigned
Dawn Primarolo18/04/1991Bristol SouthSigned
Robert Parry18/04/1991Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Audrey Wise22/04/1991PrestonSigned
Bob Cryer25/04/1991Bradford SouthSigned
Tommy Graham26/04/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Martyn Jones03/05/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Jimmy Hood09/05/1991ClydesdaleSigned
Alexander Eadie16/05/1991MidlothianSigned

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